Thursday, July 24, 2008

BREAKING: Huge fire at Pike County junkyard

From WSAZ: "Firefighters from at least eight departments are battling a massive junkyard fire Thursday night in Pike County near Belfry High School. The fire was described as "out of control" by county dispatchers."

More details as soon as I get them.

UPDATE at 10pm ET: EKB News is reporting that the fire is at K&W Metals at Belfry. There is a thick layer of smoke in the area.

UPDATE at 10:30pm ET: WKYT & WYMT are reporting that there are evacuations around Belfry High School. One firefighter has been injured and there have been numerous explosions.

UPDATE on Friday at 7:57am: WSAZ is reporting that the fire was extinguished at 3:50am.

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